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El-Java Abdul-Qadir

El-Java Abdul-Qadir

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El-Java Abdul-Qadir

Ph.D. Student, Social Science Ph.D. Program


El-Java Abdul-Qadir is a Social Science PhD student with academic and professional experience in urban entrepreneurship and economic development. In addition to his studies at Maxwell, El-Java holds a full time position as Director of the South Side Innovation Center, an entrepreneurial project of the Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University, where he develops and administers programs for entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Greater Syracuse Region. El-Java’s research interests include entrepreneurial motivation and the socio-political factors that influence business growth and economic development, particularly amongst marginalized populations.  

Social Science Ph.D. Program
413 Eggers Hall